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To: "Bernard(wtrone)" <email@example.com>; <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Monday, January 17, 2005 6:27 PM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] T2X Starting Capacitor
> . I believe "starting" is a misnomer
> (although that's what Hy-Gain and almost everyone else calls it!) as it is
> "running" capacitor. It is in use at all times that the motor is
running - providing the
> necessary phase shift between the motor windings.
It's a start capacitor, normally used to start a much larger motor, at very
low duty cycle. In this application, it's used in constant duty, but at a
much lower current, so it doesn't get too hot.
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